Experience the beautiful, unspoilt landscapes and wide variety of interesting and amazing species found throughout Scotland during your next self-catering holiday.  There are many places to get up close with Scotland’s wildlife – here are just a few ideas:

RSPB nature reserves are great places to see birds and other wildlife in some of the most beautiful parts of the country.

The Isle of Mull is one of the UK’s top wildlife watching destination and is said to be one of the best places in Britain to see golden and white-tailed eagles.

The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park encompasses the deep waters of Loch Lomond, the wild glens of the Trossachs, Breadalbane’s high mountains and the sheltered sea lochs of the Argyll Forest.

The Cairngorms National Park has the largest area of Arctic mountain landscape in the UK at its heart, with diverse communities around it.  It is home to 25% of Britain’s threatened birds, animals, and plants.  It includes moorlands, forests, rivers, lochs and glens, and ancient Caledonian Forest.

The Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society Centre provides the perfect location for learning about the local wildlife and unique environment along this beautiful stretch of Scottish coastline which based at the mouth of the River Spey on the southern side of the Moray Firth on the east coast of Scotland.

You might be even be lucky enough to see red squirrels, deer, pine marten, a range of bird or sea-life from your holiday cottage…

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